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the way to san jose and walk on by. >> several students davis and san francisco state university are spending their spring break making a difference. today students made energy efficient upgrades to the heritage home shelter in san jose. its part a week long environmental project to educate elementary school students and improve four buildings. >> we want to make some kind of environmental impact and help the homeless here, like the heritage homeless shelter save money and energy. >> the group also plans to make energy upgrades at the wildlife center of silicon valley, martha's kitchen and arbuckle. >>> spot ify could scene compete with amazon and netflix. it's no discussions to create a streaming video service. it's not clear if it would stream movies. >> another major investor has joined the fight to keep the kings in sack a's the mayor said that paul jacobs has put up money for a new arena. >> let's check in with bill martin. we are talking about some rain but nothing to write home about. >> not what we need. we need real rain and
la vega is in san jose to tells you how the companies are responding, good morning. >> reporter: well, they have a very diverse population and they say the workforce for tech giants do not. they had a tough time getting them to give up all their information and they are asking 20 of the most influential stuff about their employees. only 20 responded even after they find and the companies included cisco and ebay, they show women are underrepresented especially in rolls. some say -- roles, and women are graduating in fewer technical degrees. they show how difficult it is to gain information with tech companies because they refuse to give up their equality opportunity -- equal opportunity data. back out here live here in downtown san jose, as traffic picks up we plan on asking people what they think of this new study. in san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> the official process will be held tomorrow. >> but yesterday, people gathered to hear what he had to say and he had some off the can you have remarks -- off the cuff re
in the 40s and 50s, downtown san francisco 48 degrees. san jose 52. concord reporting partly cloudy skies and current temperature of 50 degrees. today a little bit cooler compared to yesterday for the coast, still some areas of fog. temperatures on track to reach the upper 50s to lower 60s. warmer in santa cruz, back up to the 70s this afternoon. right around the bay patchy fog, high clouds into the afternoon hours, 68 to 73, and the inland spots filtered sunshine could be muggy, temperatures no more 80's but still on the warm side, especially for this time of year. mid to upper 70s for places like livermore, concord and antioch. here is a look at the forecast highs this afternoon, as i mentioned the numbers come down on average about 3 to 6 degrees from yesterday's reading. santa rosa 75, downtown san francisco 67. and san jose 74 degrees. a look ahead, the five-day forecast, not much change. with your weekend we'll cool things off by sunday, no rain clouds in the five-day forecast, but just outside of this we could track rain chances by tuesday
. >>> the medical examiner has been called out to the caltrain tracks in san jose where a woman's body was found. investigators are looking at evidence between the diridon and tamien station stops. she may have been hit by a southbound train but the circumstances of her death are still under investigation. trains are on schedule. >>> a shooting this morning left a man dead in san jose in the ninth homicide of the year. police why called to murtha and capitol avenue around 4:30 this morning. a man was shot in the chest. so far, police don't have a suspect or motive. >>> authorities are trying to figure out how a man got into an elevator shaft at a bart station. bart police say the homeless man died last night after being crushed by an elevator going up. his body was wedged between the elevato -- elevator and a wall. >> the defense secretary chuck hagel is returned to the u.s. his three-day visit saw an afghan police officer shoot u.s. troops, two suicide bombings and accusations by their president hamid karzai that the united states is working with the talib
is in san jose this morning. people voted for this. >> reporter: people voted for this in november. what's happening today is minimum wage workers in san jose will now make $10 an hour. that's up from $8 an hour. this is the largest minimum wage pay increase in the nation. now, again, voters approved measure d in the fall. that's why the $2 increase is happening. this is of course happy news for the thousands of minimum wage workers in the city. but san jose's mayor is concerned that some businesses might not be able to handle the hike. he is worried people could lose their jobs. >> as the minimum wage goes up, small businesses in particular will make accommodations. some will absorb the cost, some will pass it on to their customers and some will have to decrease jobs and lay people off. >> a campaign is also kicking off today to encourage people to spend their extra money from those earnings in the city. the slogan is, earn and spend in san jose. it will be displayed in business windows. the minimum wage in california is $8 an hour. in san j
himself kenny clutch. >>> san jose police and school officials are investigating a teacher accuse of trafficking child pornography. ktvu's robert handa is live in san jose to tell us why the teacher had contact with a number of students in a number of cities, robert? >> reporter: it has been a long tough day for the district informing parents and as the word spread the fear grows. >> reporter: tracing the steps has the andrew hill high school busy today. he was arrested by police for distributing child pornography. >> the youngest ones were four years old, up to nine. 5-7 years old. these are sexual acts. >>> there is no evidence he produced his own child pornography. he was a substitute from 2009 till last month. investigators point out he worked a large area. >> we are determining at what schools he substituted, how many days, what grade levels so we could be responsive to parents. >> the superintendent held an emergency meeting this afternoon and parents were notified quickly. >> it is horrible. my first thought was i hope it wasn't one of
. >>> a substitute elementary school teacher is behind bars in san jose today accused of possessing child pornography. new at noon, ktvu's janine de la vega has details on the arrest and the teacher's connection to several bay area schools. good afternoon, janine. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. we just spoke to the superintendent here at the alum rock union school district. he says he's very concerned about this arrest. we were told by a source that the suspect has been a substitute teacherred a every school in the district. i want to show you a letter that we were just given by the superintendent. this letter is gonna go home to parents today explaining the situation. now, at this point, we don't know if any children from san jose are victims. now, let's go to a picture of the suspect. this is 44-year-old nathan forstell. san jose police arrested him yesterday for possession of child pornography. officers served a search warrant at his home and found evidence of child pornography there. nathan forstell is currently a teacher at martin luther kin
makovec shows thus big turnout for the -- us the big turnout for the san jose giants' job fair. >> times are tough right now. >> reporter: hundreds of job seekers came hopeful for part- time temp work with the san jose giant. >> trying to make it and survive. >> reporter: not talking about high school kids for the summer. >> i haven't done in? probably 11 years. it's kind of -- nerve-wracking. stomach ache you know. >> reporter: liz perez already has a job but she needs another one to keep up with the rising cost of living. >> everything's going up. but your income. >> reporter: randy ibanez agrees he already works full- time at a warehouse. >> there are a lot of jobs available but then there's a lot of competition though. everyone's looking for a job right now. >> reporter: she has training and ten years experience in promotion and she'll take what she can get. >> retail sales i'm willing to start there. i understand that and learn more about the game just being there. and then move up from there. >> you know we've had such a huge turnout
. >>> well, tomorrow, san jose's new $10 minimum wage goes into effect. it was approved by voters last fall. community and labor leaders hope the increase will bring in more business. >> reporter: with a line that looks like this you know these barista's are hard at work and soon their paychecks will better reflect it. >> i am happy about that. >> reporter: he works two min mum wage jobs and still has to borrow money from his parents but thanks to this initiative the min mum wage will go from $8 to $10. giving thousands of workers a raise. >> i know for me, personally, and my friends it makes a big difference. >> reporter: soon, you will see new signs in store front windows encouraging people to spend the extra money they are earning right here in san jose. this is the logo for the new earn and spend campaign that kicks off tomorrow. >> we know that people increasingly make decisions about where they are going to shop and dine on an ethical bases. >> reporter: and labor unions and businesses are hoping knowing workers are paid fair wages will b
down in san jose. traffic not off to a great start. we were you just saw brian flores. because of a large. it hit an suv southbound 101 just after 4:30 this morning. and another car came by and hit the rock. so fortunately there was no serious injuries but the two right lanes are are closed. southbound 101 still moving by pretty well. let's move along and take a look at the bay bridge. we're getting more of a crowd here westbound as you come up to the toll plaza. the only lanes moving through are the fast track and car pool lanes. pretty soon the fast track lanes will be slow as they switch the metering lights on. we've been talking about the crash on southbound 280 still have a lane blocked. for the investigation of a fatal accident. northbound 280 moves well. we will be watching that until they clear it. filling in for steve. good morning, bill. >>> i'm waiting on the traffic. at night we think you morning guys have it so good. you have caters, makeup people and coffee. i'm still waiting. things are looking good. you have a little bit of
collecting evidence. just before 7:00 last night san jose police officers in unmarked cars tried to stop the car but the driver of the car started ramming into two police cars and a parked vehicle. the officer got out of their vehicle and that's when the suspect accelerated towards the officer. out of fear for their lives they shot the suspect and one neighbor heard all the chaos while she was eating dinner. >> we heard a car crash and she looked out the window and it was a car crash and we ran outside and we all of a sudden heard a popping sound and i guess it was gunfire. and they had all of their guns drawn and she was telling everybody, go inside, go inside. [ police sirens ] >> reporter: that suspect was rushed to the hospital where he died of his injuries and there was a passenger with him and he is being cooperative and it is unknown if he will be charged with anything. this happened in an unincorporated area of san jose. they have people being placed on administrative leave, back out here live again this is a meticulous shooting. i do have a s
commute. this morning if you are driving in san jose in the south bay we've had a couple minor fender benders that have been off to the shoulder. i do want to mention the crash we've been covering in the north bay on northbound 101 on the way up to petaluma this is a crash that is blocking one lane up at the marin-sonoma county line. it's a fatal crash. southbound 101 may be effected because of people looking at the crash. let's go to mark. >>> hi there, sal. good morning, to you. this is a dangerous type of fog where we could have clear skies and then you encounter that fog bank and in an instant drop off visibility. but into the afternoon hours very warm numbers inland. tomorrow a little bit cooler. the weekend still dry but a little bit cooler as well. current temperatures are in the 40s. a few upper 30s up toward novato and napa. hayward checking in 47. the fog a big factor coast side and up in the north bay. santa rosa visibility there three quarter of a mile. latest observation at oakland 1/8 of a mile. the fog still hugging parts of the sh
in san jose because there was no venue large enough in santa cruz. the funeral procession will leave the santa cruz boardwalk at 8:45 a.m. 200 vehicles will be traveling 33 miles taking highway 17 to 85 to 87 and then exiting here in san jose on julian street. again, that service starts at noon here at hp pavilion. it is expected to run until 3 p.m. live in san jose, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> there will be two locations in santa cruz where people can watch the service from san jose. one is at the kaiser permanente arena at 140 front street. the other at the del mar theater at 1124 pacific avenue. the live video feed from the hp pavilion begins at 11:00. the venues open at 10:00. seating will be on a first come first served basis. public transit is available to get to the pavilion. an express bus will run from santa cruz to san jose on its normal schedule this morning. free vouchers will be available for those attending the memorial service. amtrak and caltrain also serve downtown san jose. they are offering free travel for law enforcemen
at the weekend. >> thank you. >>> in san jose today a final salute to two fallen heroes. >> a sea of officers stood in silence outside the pavilion to honor the santa cruz police detective killed in the line of duty last week. mourners came by to pay their respects for the two. >> reporter: two fallen officers whose lives were cut short, surrounding by thousands who traveled many miles to pay their respects to the first santa cruz officers ever killed in the line of duty. >> we gather to remember a mother, a partner, an inspiration to all of us. we gather to remember a father, a husband, a mentor, and a friend. i loved them both dearly and i will miss them forever. >> reporter: then the heartbreaking good-byes from the fallen officers' families. the silence was deafening when one of the two young sons came up to the podium, two boys now without a mom. >> i miss you so much. we will miss you so much. goodgood-bye, my love. >> every day i'll carry the values, morals, ethics and lessons that you instilled on me early on. so thank you, daddy. and today celeb
of the region's law enforcement officers drove to san jose, three armed men robbed a bank at the west branch. witnesses told police the robbers pointed handguns, shoved employees and escaped with cash. >> people know that a lot of the officers will be over there honoring the fallen officers and it's just really disappointing. it's disgusting to me. >> several officers were at the services. a police sergeant said he had enough offices to investigate the robbery and cover the rest of the city. >>> busted at the airport. when you see what was inside this guy's luggage, you won't believe it. >>> why a politician in the bay area wants to put a tax on e-mail. people with sore throats have something new to say. ahh ! mmm ! ahh ! finally, there's cepacol sensations. serious sore throat medicine seriously great taste. plus the medicine lasts long after the lozenge is gone. ahh ! mmm ! cepacol sensations. save them. woolite everyday cleans your jeans and won't torture your tanks. woolite washed clothes look like new, longer. ♪ ♪ ♪ if loving you is wrong ♪ ♪ i don't
to be arraigned later on this week. >>> other bay area headlines. san jose police investigated the city's ninth homicide of the year this morning. the man what the found dead in the street shot in the chest. so far no suspects. >>> in san francisco, police believe a homeless man was sleeping on top of an elevator when he was crushed. his body was found last night in an elevator shaft at the montgomery bart station. >>> and a martinez teenager missing for nearly two weeks is safe. 18-year-old ryan menjivar's mom says the successful alhambra high school student couldn't take bullying and left home in the middle of the night. they have been searching for him but the family says ryan is safe and will not go back to school in martinez. >>> the search is on for an oakland woman who went out for a jog four days ago and hasn't come back. the 31-year-old woman was last seen thursday morning near 34th and telegraph. a business surveillance video caught her walking by at 8 a.m. she was supposed to catch a flight to dallas the next day to visit her brother but she never
three suspects in custody in a high-speed chase that were involved in a san jose armed robbery and shooting. we've been in touch with police. they say the robbery unit is not expected to be until 8:00 this morning. as soon as we get confirmation on that, we'll be sure to pass it a -- it along to you. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in south san francisco searching for a serial arsonist. police say three fires were deliberately set saturday night and sunday morning in orange park and near el camino real. they were all quickly put out. they caused very little damage. if you have any information, get in contact with san francisco police. >>> this is a pivotal week for people on both sides of the gay marriage debate. the supreme court will hear arguments on two same-sex marriage cases including proposition 8, california's ban on gay marriage. brian flores joins us with a local couple right in the middle of the debate. >> reporter: after years being denied the right to marry, a local couple says now is the time for the u.s. supre
runways at san jose's mineta international airport so other flights that need to come in are being delayed as they investigate this situation. certainly if you have plans heading out to the airport if you have a flight later on or you're going to pick somebody up at the airport, call the airline ahead of time to be sure it's not delayed from this incident. >> once again, fire crews at the scene at san jose mineta international airport. it's alaska airlines holding up to 100 people. people have come and gone from the two buses. fire apparatus there but doesn't look like they are dousing the plane by any stretch. we are trying to get more information. we are told that the smell of burnt metal was prevalent outside the plane and perhaps inside. it appears that everyone is safe. >> it does. we don't see any ambulances out there. at the scene since this is going on. this just happened. it could be precautionary. the passengers were taken off the plane. now it appears they are being allowed back here in the plane so this could be a precaution and
to have everybody under one roof. >> reporter: the service is being held in san jose because there was no large enough venue in santa cruz. so the procession starts in santa cruz leaving the boardwalk at 8:45 this morning. 200 vehicles will be traveling 33 miles taking highway 17 to 85 to 87. and then exiting on julian street. now, in attendance today here at the pavilion, governor brown, california attorney general kamala harris, and "american idol" finalist james durban who is interest santa cruz is going to be here to perform. it is going to be a three-hour ceremony starting at noon. anne makovec, kpix 5. >>> there will be two locations in santa cruz where people can watch the service on a big screen. one is at the kaiser permanente arena at 140 front street the other at the del mar theater at 1124 pacific avenue. the live video feed from hp pavillion will begin at 11:00. the venues open up at 10:00. no tickets. >>> public transit is available to get to the pavilion. the 17 express bus will run from santa cruz as to san jose on its no
. these are pictures from last weekend's buyback in san jose. today's event runs from 10:00 to 3:00 at the solano county fairgrounds. you can get $100 for a working handgun or shotgun, or $200 for an assault weapon. solano county law enforcement agencies say funds are limited and they are still accepting checks and cash donations. >>> workers are now pouring concrete on the final section of the roadway of the new bay bridge. this is happening on the eastbound deck of the so-called oakland touchdown. today's work is considered a major milestone. crews will shut down the bay bridge for the last round of construction work starting on august 28th. and the bridge is set to open to traffic right after the labor day weekend. kpix 5 is the official television station for the bay bridge opening ceremony. we are counting down the days until the new eastern span opens in september. >>> workers are rebuilding this weekend, after a fire hit a world famous food destination in berkeley. cabella's waters was in tears after seeing the damage at her restaurant. >> the beams ar
. if you can't change it change your attitude. kpix 5's len ramirez on how some san jose businesses are applying that philosophy to the new minimum wage law. >> reporter: some businesses are raising prices, some cutting back on hours and several businesses are getting together for a new awareness campaign to get people to buy and spend here in san jose as a result of this minimum wage. but businesses that have already raised the minimum wage from $8 to $10 say the impacts are not that bad. starting today, that extra $2 an hour is going into workers' pockets, their bank accounts or back into the economy. >> downtown san jose isn't the cheapest place to live but with extra money i think it goes a long way. >> reporter: phil's coffee near san jose state boosted its employees' pay from $8 to $10 an hour in january and found it was good for business. >> we noticed team members are working harder and giving better service and are happier so the stores got businesses ye? >> he says so far phil's is doing well. >> some have absorbed it. >> there is a un
butch baker and elizabeth butler will be held thursday at hp pavilion in downtown san jose. you can watch the service live on kpix 5. >>> the man police believe is responsible for a deadly shooting and crash on the vegas strip will be in court today in los angeles. it's an etradi' tion -- that shooting caused a chain reaction crash that killed two people in a taxi. >>> san francisco police are searching for an assault rifle stolen from an unmarked police car. the ar15 gun was in the the car on mission street when someone broke the window and grabbed it saturday night. that type of gun is given to specially trained officers. san francisco police have sent out an alert to other agencies to try and find the weapon. >>> a woman with a rifle and a hatchet held san francisco police off for more than two hours yesterday. it it started when residents of lion street home walked in on a burglary. s.w.a.t officers talked to the 22-year-old suspect into dropping the weapons and surrendering. she is facing burglary charges. >>> san francisco police are search
for an invasion. >>> thousands of people who earn the minimum wage in san jose just got a raise. they are making $10 an hour. it's because voters approved the $2 an hour pay hike in november. chuck reed is concerned some businesses won't be able to handle the hike. the mayor is concerned about people who are likely to lose their jobs. >> as the minimum wage goes up, small businesses in particular will make accommodations, some of them will absorb the cost, some will pass it on to customers and some will lay people off. >> a campaign is kicking off to encourage people to spend extra earnings in san jose. >>> redwood city could join many of its neighbors on the peninsula tonight and vote to ban most retailers from from giving out single use plastic bags. the plan before the city council would also require a 10- cent charge for paper bags. and san mateo county adopted a plastic bag ban in november. the county says only a small percentage of bags are recycled. >>> thomas frazier begins work today as the oakland police department compliance direct
degrees. 4 3 san jose, a little cool, 34 and a cool 58 in san diego. sunny today, temperatures will slowly rebound. this is that transition day from the clouds, even though it will be sunny, getting that westerly breeze, a lot of mid-60s. they're about where they should be. normals about 66 degrees. maybe slightly below the coast but about average. warmer weather, friday, saturday, most of sunday, cooler on monday. >>> thank you. 6:09 is the time. a placer county man claims that a sinkhole drained a pond on his property. the manmade pond disappeared on his property sunday night. there's a lot of mining going on in the area and that underground cavity may be blame. >>> a major company telling its employees to reveal how much they weigh or pay up. >>> an anniversary at alcatraz, what happened on the rock 50 years ago today. if you like shrimp then you're going to love sizzler's shrimp combos starting at just $9.99! four kinds of shrimp seasoned just right and served in three new combinations. at sizzler! >>> california state lawmakers r
a simple lifestyle with great devotion. >> the san jose diocese will hold a thanksgiving mass sunday. >>> he faces tasks including improving image. coming up, the work ahead for the new pope francis. >>> in overnight news a 4-point earthquake shook sonoma county just after 2 a.m. northeast of healdsberg. it does not appear a lot of people felt it. the sheriff's office only took two calls and there are no reports of damage. >>> deputies arrested a man who tried to escape by swimming the oakland estuary last night. deputies spotted a stolen car in the parking lot of the oakland aquatic center. deputies say the driver took off, leading them on a chase down embarquadero before hitting a u.p.s. truck, jumped out of the car, swam the oakland estuary and hid on a boat before he was arrested. >> there's a backup on the toll plaza every morning, most cars head straight through toll lanes, we're looking at it live, in the minutes before 10:00 some drivers are pulling off to the side of the road. they are hoping to save a couple dollars by waiting for the p
in san jose are investigating a fatal accident just after 2:00 this morning, police found a gravely injured man behind the wheel of a totaled car on the sidewalk near southbound monterey road and kurt near avenue. the car crashed through two trees and a light pole. the man died a short time later and southbound monterey road was blocked for hours as officers investigated. >>> a homicide investigation is underway in napa after a gruesome discovery was made this morning on a highway overcrossing. firefighters and police received several calls just before 4:00 a.m. about a burning object on highway 29 on a pedestrian overpass near industrial way. when firefighters arrived, they found a man's body totally engulfed in flames. he was pronounced dead at the scene. no one reported seeing how the man was set on fire. right now police are investigating his death as a homicide. >> we're not sure if it's a homicide or suicide and we're treating it as the homicide and then less information or evidence suggests otherwise. >> the man's identity is unknown and
. it started as san jose and later became the compact center until hewlett packard agreed to call it. pavilion. >> i call it the tank. i always call it the tank. . >> the contract is for a few more years. if sap wants to step up, that's good for us. >> reporter: you haven't heard anything official yet right? >> all we have is talk. >> reporter: naming rights has been an important element in santa clara. many have expressed best. >> if lure looking for stadium -- if you're looking for stadium rights, stadium is pretty good to put your number on. >> reporter: san jose marketing guru ann orloff is baffled. >> this is the capital you would think they will do everything possible to hold on to it. >> reporter: we have been told the city is already starting to discuss what it might be do if hp decides it wantings out before the contract expires at the end of 2015. >> robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a massive international effort as uncovered 80 genetic markers that indicates a person tendency for certain types of cancer. the research
the bill for copper theft. the repair cost, well in san jose $160,000 to repair 500 lights. in freemont, nearly half a million in 2011 and 2012 and for bart almost $100,000 in 2011 to replace wiring along its tracks and on bay area highways from the south bay to concord, about 60-metering lights have been vandalized off the past year. caltran replaced 18 at a cost of $35,000 a piece. now, another trick cities are using to pull off, they are making the spools of copper worth more than $1000 so that makes it a felony to steal. basically their message to copper thieves is we aren't taking it anymore so beware. live from concord, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> meanwhile silicon valley is the center of many of the nations high-tech ideas but a new study says certain people are being left out. that story coming up in about 12 minutes. >>> valejo police are investigating the cities sixth homicide of the year. neighbors call police just before 5:30:00 p.m. yesterday after hearing shots fired from a home on hickborn street. when officers
san jose officials about city affairs must be made public. this comes following a ruling from a santa clara county judge. the move is meant to close a loophole in the state's public records law. the ruling is a victory for those accusing california of a public records act. >>> ktvu learned -- agents used passengers blue tooth devices to track them through the airport. passenger groups are not happy about it. >> reporter: lines can be long. documents show tsa tested a project to measure how long sensors in the terminal to find your blue tooth device, hone in and track you. and how long it takes you to get through security. it detects signals and calculates a wait time. the information would be encrypted and destroyed within two hours. we've learned they tested this technology in 2012 in las vegas and indianapolis. then bailed on it. >> this is an expensive and complicated way of estimating average wait times. compared with having a ticket agent write the time. >> reporter: tsa has been dealing with complaints about how it handles privacy.
for an invasion. >>> thousands of people who earn the minimum wage in san jose just got a raise. they are now making $10 an hour. the $2 increase is because voters approved the pay hike in november. san jose's mayor is concerned that some businesses will not be able to handle the hike. he is concerned about the people he says who are likely to lose their job. >> as minimum wage goes up small businesses in particular will make accommodations, some will absorb the costs, some pass it on to customers and some will have to lay people off. >> a campaign is kicking off today to encourage people to spend money in san jose. >>> redwood city could join many of its neighbors on the peninsula tonight and vote to ban most retailers from giving out single use plastic bags. the plan before the city council would also require a 10- cent charge for paper bags. san mateo county adopted a plastic bag ban in november and the county says only a small percentage of those bags gets recycled. >>> for the first time in three months gas prices have dipped a little. six cents in th
the dogs in 2007 but the dublin school board voted to bring them back last year. >>> san jose police are looking for two men that are suspected of robbing people leaving a light rail station. janine de la vega is at station with a look at the video police are hoping will lead them to the suspects. >> reporter: the second incident in the last couple of months where victims have been followed off of a light rail station and robbed in neighborhood. the first one happened on ray street but the latest involved a light rail station and happened in the evening hours. police want you to take a good look at these two men. one is black the other is latino and both appear to be in their 20s. on march 8th they followed victims off the train which is near capital avenue. this is video of the two suspects getting off the train. investigators say they confronted the victims in a neighborhood about a half mile away. it was there where they shot the victims. after the victims were robbed the suspects ran away. the first suspect is described as black being 5'10" ta
the microclimates. we saw anywhere from just over .3" of precipitation right around the san jose area and sunnyvale to nearly a half inch in walnut creek and nearly 7 owe 10" inof rain in st. helena. how do we stack up as far as the precipitation of normal stats are concerned? well, we are doing better than last year but we still need more rain. san francisco 73% of where we should be for this time of the year. santa rosa 83. but compare that with last year when san jose only had 26% of normal. sure, we had more rain coming. paul deanno will tell you a little later in this broadcast if it's certainly going to help. reporting live with mobile weather from treasure island, roberta gonzales, kpix 5. >> you can track the rain anytime with our live high-def doppler radar. that's on our website, >>> four suspects are in jail after an hours long hostage drama in san francisco this morning. now, police say it started just before 4 a.m. four suspects in ski mass, took over a marijuana growing operation in the city's bayview neighborhoo
. that will be at hp pavilion in downtown san jose following a motorcade from santa cruz. you can watch tomorrow's service live right here on kpix 5. >>> switching gears, the big news today we have some rain for the first time in a long time really. >> i know. we needed this, right? >> yeah, absolutely. significant storm system making its way through the bay area finally seeing that rainfall showing up out there and well, we are going to see more of it. we're not done yet. but the main cold front has moved on through a little early on. the winds were whipping and rain was coming down. we are still seeing rainfall but making its way further south. toward san jose, just to the north in milpitas, heavier rainfall sliding through there. [ no audio ] [ please stand by ] [ please stand by, no audio ] >>> the first good rain we have seen this year but what that means for your commute is all that oil and dirt is going to be coming up from below so but more on your commute let's send things over to liz in the nice warm studio. >> i know. i'm sorry, cate. we won't
property in the south bay. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is in san jose this morning where warnings went out several days ago. >> reporter: the city says it gave these people 72 hours notice and today they are planning a clean-up. i'm on spring street in san jose and you can see campers remain on this public property. the clean-up though is set to begin this morning. and the city says it's going up to its police presence here. about 100 people having living in this encampment near the guadalupe parkway river. it's one of an estimated 60 camps throughout santa clara county. this one is in the flight path of the san jose airport so it's been spotted from above and it quickly grew after another sweep of a homeless encampment nearby. >> you move them interest one spot and they pop up in another -- you move them from one spot and they pop up in another. >> it's frustrating but part of the process. we have to be consistent as i said in our application on how we work with people. if we continue to work, i think everyone at the city believes that we will have
the south bay especially san jose. they are right in whrien that 66 and hitting at 65 right now. 50s kind of grey pattern on the coast and parts of the bay. pictures held in check there. clouds and drizzle on thursday. breezy and warm mid-70s on friday and cloud it up on saturday. something is going on sunday. >> a little easter. >> little easter egg hunt. right now looks like rain on the way but maybe in the afternoon and evening into monday. maybe sunday morning we will be okay. >> that's okay for like the easter egg hunts and that kind of thing. >> not that there is pressure or anything. >> i'm sure you are hearing quite a few comments. >> that's the way it looks now. >>> redwood city latest to approve the ban on single use plastic bags. they voted to bar retailers from handing out plastic carry out bags. they will also have to charge customers 10 cents for paper bags. there are exceptions for bags used for produce and meats as well as dry cleaners and newspaper delivery. the city says it will not start enforcing the ban until october to gi
. and later that day officers in san jose shot a suspect during a chase. several hours after that, police in union city killed another man with a gun. >>> the mystery surrounding a teddy bear with a purple heart medal left at a memorial has been sold. our sister station cap ptured the imagine of a man leaving the purple heart. later a deputy got a later from the man saying in part the bear reflects. love of community, the red ribbon for the bloodshed in the line of community. the purple heart for the sacrifice above and beyond all duty. the police department says it was deeply moved. a man has been arrested for stealing flowers from the memorial. police say ken maffei took the flowers, and he says he purchased the flowers but couldn't produce a receipt. >>> the public memorial service for loren butch baker and elizabeth butler will be held thursday at noon at hp pavilion in downtown san jose. >>> san francisco police are trying to track down an assault rifle stolen from an unmarked police car. on saturday night someone broke into the lost vehicle on m
. >>> time now 6:05. tomorrow the san jose city council will approve a $7 million incentive package for samsung semi conductor. the deal was outlined in a signing ceremony with city hall governor jerry brown, mayor chuck reed, and samsung electronic executive. it includes tax breaks and equipment reimbursements. the city of austin, texas offered similar incentives trying to get samsung to move there. >>> the long awaited devil's slide towns could open as early as today. alex savidge is joining us live in pacifica where the ceremony will be hold in a few hours. alex. >> reporter: after eight years of drilling and digging and building, finally later on today crews are set to unvail these two new tunnels. this is the highway 1 bypass heres at the devil's slide. these tunnels brand new. take a look at them. live this morning. they are just shy of a mile long and they will create a safe and problem free way for people to get between pacifica and the half-moon bay area. this is a $400 million project that features to bores through the mountain. the tu
is on for two men who followed people from a light rail station in san jose and robbed them. janine de la vega sat station with -- is at the station with a look at the suspects. >> reporter: i am standing in front of the light rail station. police say passengers who were riding the train were followed from here and into a neighborhood about a half a mile away and then robbed. police want to know if you recognize these two men. one of them is black, the other is latino and both appear to be in their 20s. this is surveillance video of the two suspects leaving the train on march 8th. investigators say at 7:30 that night suspects followed victims from a train into the 2700 block. that is where they confronted the victims saying they would shoot if they didn't turn over their property. the suspects robbed the victims and ran away. the first is described as being black, 5'10", 180 pounds with a afro wearing a white t-shirt and white and black plaid shorts. the other is latino 5'8", 180 pounds. he f you have any information about this robbery or if you recog
5 to 10 degrees above average as high as 76 degrees today in livermore, 73 in san jose, 69 in san francisco. about 75 degrees in the napa valley. going to get even warmer. we'll talk about that coming up. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> we'll start you off with a live look at the south bay this morning. this is a look at 101 near trimble. as you can see everything is moving at the limit. we have overnight roadwork in san jose. we'll get to that in just a minute. but 101 is still moving fine. towards the bay bridge and this is a look at traffic towards treasure island, this morning we'll find various lanes blocked westbound 80 from the toll plaza all the way out towards yerba buena island scheduled to wrap up by about 5:00. probably in the clearing stages just about now. all right. let's go towards san jose. the closure we want to tell you about, that northbound 280 to northbound 880 connector ramp shut down for the next 25 minutes or so. there could be various lanes blocked blocked still on northbound 880 approaching steve
in san jose this morning. the pilot of the alaska airlines plane got a warning of a possible engine fire 20 minutes into the flight from san jose to idaho. the pilot declared an emergency, turned around and came ban t mineta. the passengers were unhurt and put on other flights. >>> in richmond, experts are checking out how much damage was done to a sailboat stolen and beached near pacifica yesterday. the 82-foot "darling" was he had to do richmond overnight and is in -- was towed to richmond overnight and is in dry dock. repairs could cost more than what the boat is worth. >>> a san jose woman says she woke up to a man in her bedroom then screams and chases him off. kpix 5's cate caugiran with why police say the suspect was well equipped to evade them. >>> reporter: she woke up and there he was hovering over her. the woman tells me at first she thought it was one of her daughters' boyfriends and seconds later she knew it wasn't. it appears he broke in the kitchen window. she chased him out the back door. >> this person is on parole for burglary
the neighborhoods and reach out to young people about alternatives to violence. >>> san jose police are trying to explain how they missed the body of an elderly man stabbed, then stashed in his apartment. detectives had checked the place after the man was listed as missing. but as mark sayre tells us, the big break came yesterday when the victim's granddaughter wound up back at the apartment alongside the suspected killer. >> reporter: family members have been looking for him for more than a month. police even made a visit to the apartment. despite all that effort, the man's decomposing body was right there the entire time. 69-year-old stanley jacobson was last seen by his family on february 4th and now, more than a month later, police have arrested regina butler and charged her with murder. his granddaughter says the family has always suspected butler, who the family believed to be homeless. >> and latched on to a senior that had an apartment and some place for her to hide out in and, you know, he's -- you know, diminished capacity. >> reporter: police now
pool. >>> all right. let's go back to san jose and kpix 5's don who's at the scene with the latest shooting voing a police officer. don. >> officers on the scene tonight looking over this investigation. obviously they're going to stay here for some time trying to figure this out. it's kind of one of those sad situations where you have something that begins almost as an inok would you say confrontation between a police officer and a suspect ed ending up in violence in a neighborhood with several police cars and a suspect shot dead. let's take a look at the video. >> what began as a solo officer chasing a suspect ended up with multiple police cars chasing and ultimately shooting the suspect. it began about 2:30 in the afternoon according to san jose police sergeant jason dwyer with what an officer decided was a dprooifr acting suspiciously. when he approached the car dwyer say it is car sped off and later when the officer caught up with him, the driver rammed the mri police car. that brought other officer into the chase. >> during that pursuit the initial pursuing officer's car is di
in san jose. a high-speed chase ends with officers shooting and killing a suspect. neighbors capture the dramatic scene on city streets on cell phones. you can see at least a dozen cop cars following that tan sedan. it ended near the intersection of blossom and calero avenues. >> reporter: police have just a few minutes ago reopened blossom avenue after about eight continuous hours of investigation. we did also watch the very damaged car of the suspect being hauled away. police had said earlier nothing specific about a gun, but they did say the suspect made a threatening motion. but the lethal weapon in this case apparently was the car, police say, which the suspect used to ram three police vehicles. what began as a solo officer chasing a suspect ended up with this, multiple police cars chasing and ultimately shooting a suspect. it began with what an officer decided was a driver acting suspiciously. when he approached the car, the car sped off. later, when the officer caught up with him, the driver rammed the police car. that bro
of gains for the stock market and it's more good news for workers in san jose. that city's minimum wage goes up starting monday. it is set to go up from $8 to $10 an hour that some business owners fought against. but kpix 5's len ramirez found one man who has had a change of heart. >> reporter: piece of my heart in san jose is ahead of the curve when it comes to san jose's new minimum wage law. >> we rolled it out in december instead of waiting until march to do it. >> reporter: the owner says a funny thing happened when he boosted priced and raised pay. workers were happier and more productive. >> it makes a differences when you wake up in the morning and check your account and you can pay for everything that you need. >> reporter: and customers barely noticed the 25-cent increase on slices. >> we have had a couple of customers notice but when they fine out it's all going to the employees, they like our employees, they're happy so it's worked out. >> reporter: that's not how it all started out. the voter-approved initiative which raises the minimu
, thanks. >>> a woman has confessed to killing a man inside his san jose home. 70-year-old stanley jacobson was found stabbed to death in his room at hilton manor senior apartments. he was reported missing last month but no one noticed his body until yesterday. he was found under the mattress of his fold-out sofa bed and family said they had searched the apartment before but yesterday the smell helped them find him. >> you didn't smell anything? >> yes, it smelled like garbage and yeah, but he wasn't decaying that much at that point. today you really smelled the decay. >> jacobson's 47-year-old girlfriend regina butler was arrested yesterday after she returned to the home. the family thought she was stealing his social security checks. >>> it is moving day for dozens of homeless camping on public property down in the south bay. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec now in san jose where warnings went out several days ago but a lot of people don't want to move. >> reporter: some people are making movements though this morning in advance of the city comi
men, one in san francisco and one in san skwroesa were -- san jose were fleeing. >> several officers killed this year. you know, at the end of last year, so, yeah, i mean it is -- it is disturbing to think that this many people want to take on the police officers and kill them or harm them. >> reporter: but, some in the community think officers fear of the public is leading them to shoot too quickly. >> the police are supposed to protect and serve and watch over us now it seems like they are watching us rather than watching over us. >> they are all justifying it. they did it, we can do it. that is what i believe. >> my own daughter is afraid of the police officer. >> i don't like them killing people. >> is that what you think they do? >> yes. >> why do you think they do that? >> because they are bad people. >> reporter: in award, kpix-5. >> late this afternoon the police identified the suspect driver as 23-year-old packman from oakly. hayward authorities confirm his passenger was killed by the police gunfire not the crash. >>> and just
to crimes in hayward and san jose. it ended after the car they were in spun out. it started in hayward when officers tried to pull the driver or for driving under the for the fluence. police -- influence. police think they were involved in a shooting. >> there was a incident that involved a shooting from a vehicle. we are determining whether or not this vehicle was involved in that. >> police are also investigating whether the three men were involved in a armed robbery and shooting in san san jose. >>> the castro district will be the scene of a rally and march in support of same-sex marriage. ktvu's noelle walker is live where the supreme court court, all eyes on the supreme court. >> reporter: we have seen a few people here with signs and flags. they are starting to set up for a huge rally and march to city hall. supreme court is taking up the debate tomorrow and this is not a black and white issue. there are a number of ways the court can go. >> reporter: 20,000 same-sex couples in california said i do. and then in november california voters sa
problems here. and if you're driving on san jose and there goes the train. northbound 280 getting up through highway 17 the traffic is moving along very well. i don't know why it's so cool when the train happens to go across when we do our traffic stop. let's go to steve. >> somebody needs to raise the get there. i didn't see anybody. >> i didn't see anybody either. >> we have a little shower activity to the north. you can see some rain for those that watch. steve why don't you mention us up here in fort bragg? crescent city. there is a honey doo, pam. a little bit of rain up toward elle more. for us there could be a little showers. mainly it's clouds coming in here. 40s and 50s on the temps. the breeze has been out of the west. continues to be a westerly breeze. it's kind of variable. still 40s for many in the mountains due to the cloud cover. 50s and 60s down to southern california. a little clipping us. could be a few light showers today and tomorrow. the main system is right here. that is the one that will drop in and probably play into o
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